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Fighting Global Protection: Why the Economist is Mistaken

Michael Pettis | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | 01/18/2023

Policies are not “protectionist” because they violate WTO trade rules. They are protectionist if they distort global trade by generating beggar-thy-neighbor trade surpluses. Because large, persistent trade imbalances would be…


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